Washington’s email scandal continues… with the RNC

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Washington's email scandal continues... with the RNCHaving previously threatened Hilary Clinton with prosecution for using personal email accounts for government business, President Trump now has to contend with, according to Newsweek, some of his most senior lieutenants doing exactly the same thing. Oops.

The use of private email for government business is frowned upon because laxer security structures leaves users vulnerable to hackers, and also because the Administration’s work on behalf of the American people needs to be available for public scrutiny. Regulations state that all official emails must be forwarded to a government account within 20 days – a rule controversially flouted by George W Bush and Hilary Clinton, tightened up by Barack Obama and seemingly disregarded altogether by The Donald.

Read more at http://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/01/25/trump_lieutenants_using_private_email_addresses/